RAL Tier1 weekly operations castor 20/01/2014

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Operations News

  • Renaming has finished on ATLAS. A few thousand out of 17m files were found to be lost.
  • Elastic logging turned back on with UDP on Gen instance. We plan to enable it on the other production instances too.
  • New tape pools setup for ATLAS
  • aliceTape diskpool has been merged into genTape
  • xrootd manager has been configured for all small VOs on cgenlsf.

Operations Problems

  • (Tue) Misconfiguration on tnsnames.ora brought down ATLAS for 17 minutes while doing the tapepool changes.

Blocking Issues

  • none

Planned, Scheduled and Cancelled Interventions

Entries in/planned to go to GOCDB

  • none

Advanced Planning


  • CASTOR 2.1.14 + SL5/6 testing


  • none


  • Castor on Call person
    • Matthew
  • Staff absence/out of the office:
    • (Tue-Thu morning) Shaun out of office